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Toast to “Sex and the City” on the Big Screen

Washington, DC – As “Sex and the City” makes the leap to the big screen, the Distilled Spirits Council suggests cocktail ideas for those planning after- movie parties. From Cosmos to Martinis to Manhattans, “Sex and the City” helped to breathe new life into a cocktail age not seen in this country since the pre-prohibition […]

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DISCUS Review/2008 Forecast: Eighth Consecutive Year of Growth in 2007; Prediction: Growth Will Continue Despite Challenging Economy

New York, NY – The Distilled Spirits Council (DISCUS) reported today that in 2007 distilled spirits grew for the eighth straight year, with sales up 5.6% totaling $18.2 billion and volume rising 2.4% to 181.5 million cases as consumers continued their fascination with cocktails and high-end products.  The Council also reported that, despite a weakening […]

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Local D.C. Stars To Shake Up James Beard Media Awards

Washington Shines As Cocktail Capital WASHINGTON – Wall Street Journal Spirits columnist Eric Felten and local D.C. Cocktail King Todd Thrasher (Restaurant Eve, PX) will design and present libations as celebrity mixologists for the May 6th James Beard Media Awards–the Oscars of the culinary world– sponsored by the Distilled Spirits Council (DISCUS). Eric Felten, whose “How’s Your Drink” […]

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Distilled Spirits Council Raises a Glass to the Spirits of Past Presidents

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Throughout American history, numerous occupants of the Oval Office have been integral to the legacy of distilled spirits, and have even been known for creating their own signature cocktail.  This President’s Day, in honor of George Washington, Abraham Lincoln and other great presidents who have helped shape America, the Distilled Spirits Council […]

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5 Tips for Responsible Holiday Entertaining

‘Tis the Season to be Jolly…and Responsible Distilled Spirits Council Offers 5 Tips for Responsible Holiday Entertaining WASHINGTON, D.C. – With the holiday season upon us, the Distilled Spirits Council is offering adult consumers an attractive, free brochure featuring tips on how to host responsible cocktail parties. “As family and friends gather to celebrate the […]

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‘Tis the Season to be Jolly…and Responsible

Distilled Spirits Council Offers 5 Tips for Responsible Holiday Entertaining WASHINGTON, D.C. – With the holiday season upon us, the Distilled Spirits Council is offering adult consumers an attractive, free brochure featuring tips on how to host responsible cocktail parties. “As family and friends gather to celebrate the holidays or mark special occasions, the Distilled […]

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‘Tis the Season to be Jolly…and Responsible; Distilled Spirits Council Offers 5 Tips for Responsible Holiday Entertaining

WASHINGTON, D.C. – With the holiday season upon us, the Distilled Spirits Council is offering adult consumers an attractive, free brochure featuring tips on how to host responsible cocktail parties. “As family and friends gather to celebrate the holidays or mark special occasions, the Distilled Spirits Council encourages everyone to make responsible decisions to ensure […]

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Infuse Your Spirit – Personalize Your Bar With Your Favorite Flavors

Infuse Your Spirit –   Personalize Your Bar with Your Favorite Flavors –  Infusing spirits is a hot trend in mixology.  Infusing spirits is the practice of combining various types of alcohol with fruits, herbs and even tea leaves to create your own unique flavored spirit.  Vodka is popular to use for infusions because of its neutral characteristics.  Rum, […]

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Hot New Summer Couple Come Together: Vodka and Chocolate Pairing Event

Washington, June 21, 2006 – The Distilled Spirits Council hosted a unique event that excited the palate by pairing seven of the world’s most renowned vodkas with freshly made gourmet chocolates prepared by Jacques Torres, Mr. Chocolate, at his New York City chocolate factory on Tuesday, June 13th.  “The distinct flavors and characteristics of super-premium […]

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